Oats-Coated Fried Chicken

Enjoy this savory heartwarming classic in a healthier way. Breaded in nutritious and delicious Quaker Rolled Oats, this healthy fried chicken will definitely make your day.



  • Serves 5
  • 1 ¼ kg chicken cuts (drumsticks, breasts, thighs)
  • Oats Crust

    1 cup Quaker Rolled Oats, toasted and ground fine
    1/2 cup flour
    ½ tsp pepper
    1 tsp salt
    1 ½ tsp garlic powder
    1 ½ tsp onion powder
    1 tsp paprika
    1 tsp ground ginger
    ½ tsp baking powder
    ½ tsp turmeric

  • Marinade

    1 cup milk
    1 tbsp white vinegar

  • Egg wash

    2 large eggs
    1 tsp salt
    ¼ tsp ground pepper

  • Canola Oil for frying or to grease pan


1 Marinade

Add vinegar to milk, stir & let sit for 10 mins. Place chicken in a plastic bag & pour mix to coat. Squeeze out air and seal. Massage the chicken in milk mix to coat well. Keep in ref for 2-3 hours then remove from marinade.

2 Oats Preparation

Oats -1 cup (mix of ground oats & whole grain rolled oats).

Divide 1 cup of Quaker Rolled Oats in 2.
Grind half of the oats using a blender, food processor, or a coffee grinder.
Toast the other half as whole grain oats in a pan.
Finally, mix together ground oats and whole grain oats.

3 Seasoning

Beat egg, salt, and pepper then coat chicken evenly. Dredge each chicken strip in the oats & seasoning mix & set it on a large tray. Rest for 15 mins.

4 Frying

Heat an inch or two of canola oil in a pan before cooking on medium-low heat. Takes about 12 minutes.

5 Baking (*Option)

Preheat the oven to 218.3ᵒC, heat baking dish (do not use glass) in the oven for 15 mins.
Brush oil onto the dish & bake for 12 minutes.